Updates On How to Support Your Student

The Writing Center, Study Jam group tutoring program,TRiO Student Support Services, math tutoring programs, and Missoula College Learning Center are great examples of programs designed to help students succeed.  Click here for more information and to access tutoring schedules.

Registration for summer session begins on February 21st and registration for fall semester will begin in early April.  Please encourage your student to meet with their academic advisor before spring break to discuss their plans.  Advisors are also excellent resources for information on available student support services, co-curricular opportunities, and much more.  

  • Students can complete the UM Scholarship Portal application to be considered for some of the scholarships offered through campus. 
  • If your student has a declared major, they can see if their department offers any additional scholarships outside of the UM Scholarship Portal. 

The Oval, UM’s student-run undergraduate literary magazine, provides current UM students an opportunity to potentially publish visual art, poems, works of fiction and nonfiction. The magazine’s 10-year tradition of publishing high-quality undergraduate work demonstrates the creativity and expression students. Submissions will close on February 22nd at midnight. Please encourage your students to submit. For more information about The Oval and to view submission guidelines, please visit http://www.umt.edu/theoval/

  • After 26 years in the beauty industry, Kim Parrow enrolled in the psychology program at the University of Montana in 2010. She surprised herself by receiving two scholarships and a fellowship, and finishing her bachelor’s degree with a GPA of 3.98. With the encouraging support of UM mentors along the way, Parrow is now pursuing her doctorate in counselor education. Click here to read Kim’s story.  Way to go, Kim!
  • Meet Roy Savage, a junior from Missoula majoring in Community Health, who shares his story along with some of the strategies that helped him achieve a 4.0 GPA last fall semester. Click here to read Roy’s story. Keep up the great work, Roy!